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Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a safety belt?

A: You could be— whether you are wearing a safety belt or not. Your chance of being conscious during and after a crash, so you can unbuckle and get out, is much greater if you are belted.

Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why should I have to wear safety belts?

A: Airbags are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts— not instead of them. Whether or not an airbag is provided, all occupants still have to buckle up to get the most protection.

Also, in nearly all states and in all Canadian provinces, the law requires wearing safety belts.

    Why Safety Belts Work
    When riding in a vehicle, you travel as fast as the vehicle does. If the vehicle stops suddenly, you keep going until something stops you. It could be the windshield, the instrument panel, or the ...

    How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
    This section is only for people of adult size. There are special things to know about safety belts and children. And there are different rules for smaller children and infants. If a child will be ri ...

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    New Vehicle Break-In
    Notice: The vehicle does not need an elaborate break-in. But it will perform better in the long run if you follow these guidelines: ► If you have all-wheel drive, keep your speed at 88 km/h ( ...

    Language — English/Metric
    To change the language of the navigation screens or to change the navigation screens from English or metric, see Driver Information Center (DIC)   for more information. ...